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gasworks

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Gas, coal, oil
gasworksgas‧works /ˈɡæswɜːks $ -wɜːrks/ noun (plural gasworks) [countable] 🔊 🔊 TPGa place where gas is made from coal so that it can be used to produce heat and energy
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gasworksInitially they served the many gasworks but as generating stations were built they served them too.Three charged over gasworks bomb Three people have been charged in connection with the bombing of a gasworks in Cheshire last week.Also on show will be water colour paintings and drawings of the gasworks by Jim Russell.All this sort of stuff does not occur in the shadow of the gasworks.The gasworks and waterworks would, of course, serve the mill as well.
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